Senior Windows System Admin - TS/SCI


November 24, 2021
About U.Group
U.Group is an advanced technology and creative design company radically focused on using customer-centric innovation to create new opportunities in the public and private sectors. Working collaboratively out of offices in Arlington, VA, and in the heart of the action at client sites—U.Group delivers best-in-class digital services, powerful data platforms, augmented reality solutions, integrated marketing strategies, bundled services, and more. To learn more, visit www.U.Group.

Role Summary
We’re looking for a Windows Subject Matter Expert/Senior Systems Admin to join our Department of Defense (DoD) program team at the Compartmented Enterprise Services Office (CESO). CESO operates and maintains the infrastructure that facilitates the distribution of compartmented classified information across the Defense and Intelligence communities. Beyond providing IT support and services to over 6000 current customers, CESO is also committed to the continued advancement and modernization of their platforms as they prepare to scale to over 15,000 customers. This investment in innovation is key to ensuring they can deliver user-friendly services while efficiently and securely delivering the critical intelligence that their customers need to succeed in their missions.
As the Windows Subject Matter Expert/Senior Systems Admin you’ll provide technical leadership to a team supporting mission-critical infrastructure, networks and desktop computing services. You’ll partner with the other tech leads to champion a rigorous security posture and guide the team through the architecture and implementation of new or enhanced services and policies. The Windows Subject Matter Expert/Principal Systems Engineer will also have a hands-on role in assisting the customer support teams in troubleshooting and resolving complex issues.
Citizenship Status: US Citizenship required
Location: Rosslyn, VA (Onsite) | Ballston, VA (Onsite)
Clearance: Active TS/SCI

  • Assist the support teams by troubleshooting or debugging escalated customer issues and provide fixes as needed
  • Manage high-priority customer support issues, conducting intake and advisory services as well as hands-on execution of identified solutions.
  • Package, test, maintain and monitor applications and their operating systems including coordinating the installation of applications
  • Produce reports and documentation demonstrating performance or compliance with policy and system security requirements
  • Develop Microsoft PowerShell scripting to perform software packaging, enterprise data queries, and sequenced operations across enterprise systems
  • Perform secure baseline image creation, testing, and deployment for multiple hardware configurations
  • Research, test, and deploy security patches and vulnerability mitigation and remediation configuration changes

  • Specialized Experience
  • Must have an active TS/SCI security clearance
  • Current 8570 IAT Level II certification; or ability obtain within 90 days of hire
  • 10 years of experience supporting Linux-based or related virtualized environments and infrastructure
  • Demonstrated subject matter expertise in developing and maintaining a highly secure posture in Windows environments

  • Tech/Tools/Protocols Stack
  • VMware VCenter, in addition to Windows 10 OS and Microsoft Office (2019 and 365)
  • ESXi hosts, building/upgrading/patching VMWare clusters and VMWare performance tuning/troubleshooting
  • Windows Deployment Services, System Center Configuration Manager, SCOM, Hyper-V, SQL Server, Windows 2016, and Windows 10
  • Windows Server & associated infrastructure (such as Active Directory and Group Policies)

  • Life at U.Group
    We encourage our colleagues to lead balanced lives. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flexible spending, 15 days paid time off, and paid holidays. We also offer:
    Education reimbursement program
    Parental Leave Policy
    Professional Development Program
    401(k) with Company Match

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

    U.Group shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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